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Obstetrics and Gynecology Desiree Collins Francis Marion University Obstetrics nursing is healthcare profession that focuses on the care of pregnant women and the babies they give birth to. Obstetrics nurse deals with the care of women during pregnancy, childbirth and the time after the women’s pregnancy, as well as offer nursing care for women with health problems of or related to their reproductive system. Some obstetrics nurses may specialize in labor and delivery nurses. Obstetrics...

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Obstetrics and Nurse

Preeclampsia Sara Bishop, RN, PhD Initial History and Assessment At 0600 Jennie is brought to the Labor and Delivery triage area by her sister. The client complains of a pounding headache for the last 12 hours unrelieved by acetaminophen (Tylenol), swollen hands and face for 2 days, and epigastric pain described as bad heartburn. Her sister tells the nurse, "I felt like that when I had toxemia during my pregnancy." Admission assessment by the nurse reveals: today's weight 182 pounds, T 99.1°...

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Maternal Mortality in Ghana

pregnancy, delivery or postpartum period. An indirect obstetric death which is due to existing medical conditions that are made worse by pregnancy or delivery. In Ghana, most cases of maternal mortality are recorded in the rural areas. There are five major medical causes of direct obstetric death; hemorrhage (28%), complication of unsafe abortion (19%), pregnancy induced hypertension (17%), infection (11%) and obstructed labor (11%). Direct obstetric deaths accounts for about 25% of all deaths in developing...

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Human Growth and Development

component of the human pregnancy and studied each one extensively; this inspired me greatly to go into the Obstetrics and Gynecology field. I learned the functions and the purposes the complex body withholds; without it the world would be nothing. The research and study of the human body will always be a significant interest that captures my attention; the medical field is my final destination. Obstetrics and Gynecology play a crucial role in determining what the next generation will hold, and, because...

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Chapter 1 Research

THE EFFECTIVENESS OF UNANG YAKAP PROGRAM AMONG POST PARTUM MOTHERS ADMITTED IN OBSTETRIC WARD IN AFPMC A Study proposal Presented to the AFP Medical Service School In Partial Fulfilment of The Requirements for the Nurse Corps Specialty Training Course (Obstetric Nursing) By 1LT LYANN G ESCLARES 0-141496 NC 2014 Chapter 1 THE PROBLEM AND ITS BACKGROUND Introduction Pregnancy is one of the most risky events in a woman’s life. During the ancient times, delivery...

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Protecting Yourself and Your Baby: Teen Pregnancy and Health Risks

In industrialized nations, this situation can be resolved with a Cesarean section. In developing nations, however, which have high rates of adolescent pregnancy, medical services are scarce and problems during childbirth can lead to eclampsia, obstetric fistula, infant mortality, or maternal death. Another reason that teen pregnancy and health risks are closely associated is due to lack of knowledge of proper behavior; pregnant adolescents tend to have very poor eating habits, do not take vitamins...

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Social Issues Raised by New Reproductive Technologies

strength to cope with labour and birth, not being able to breathe and/or push during the actual birth process and feeling powerless. * Saisto and Halmesmaki (2003), for example, found the most common reason for fear was lack of trust in the obstetric staff (73%). Other studies have identified. * The construction of childbirth as ‘uncontrollable’, ‘unknown’, or ‘threatening’ (Wijma, Wijma, & Zar,1998) provides an intervention point for medical professionals and medical technology that...

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Guidelines for Rn Who Wanted to Take Midwifery Exam

indicating that he/she had secured the consent/approval of the Director/Chief  of Hospital or the Municipal Health Officer prior to his/her exposure to the concerned health facility. 3 ACTUAL HANDLING OF THE TWENTY-DELIVERY CASES/ REPAIR OF OBSTETRIC PERINEAL LACERATIONS/ INTRAVENOUS FLUID INSERTIONS: 3.1. The procedures submitted shall be actually handled by the applicant after his/her registration as a Nurse. 3.2. The actual procedures shall be supervised by a Registered Midwife (RM) who...

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Effect of Active and Passive Smoking During Pregnancy on Its Outcomes

were reassured that their smoking status is confidential no personal identifiers will be disclosed. The structured interview intended to collect information about the participant’s socio-demographic data (Age, educational level, and occupation), obstetric data (duration, gravidity, parity, abortion etc.) and newborn assessment (weight, length, etc.), while the structured questionnaires were intended to record the details of the average daily number of cigarette and exposure to help categorize the...

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Mass media

important for ensuring the reproductive health of the mothers and for the better outcome of pregnancy.3 One of the most important functions of antenatal care is to offer the woman advice and information about birth preparedness, danger signs of obstetric complications, and emergency preparedness. Birth preparedness and complication readiness is a safe motherhood strategy whose objective is to promote the timely use of skilled maternal and neonatal care during child birth and obstetrical emergencies...

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